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The film is based on the second book from the Adventures of Erast Petrovich Fandorin series of novels written by the Russian author Boris Akunin. The film takes place in 1877 during the ... See full summary »

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Olga Krasko ...
Varvara Suvorova
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Gridnev
Vladimir Ilin ...
Gen. Mizinov
Dmitriy Pevtsov ...
Zurov
Viktor Verzhbitskiy ...
Lukan
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Gen. Sobolev
Aleksey Guskov ...
Kazanzaki
Yuriy Kutsenko ...
Ismail-Bei (as Gosha Kutsenko)
Andrey Krasko ...
Non-comissionned Officer
Leonid Kuravlyov ...
Retired Major
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Didier Bienaimé ...
D'Hevrais
Viktor Bychkov
Sergey Gazarov ...
Gubernator
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The film is based on the second book from the Adventures of Erast Petrovich Fandorin series of novels written by the Russian author Boris Akunin. The film takes place in 1877 during the Russian-Turkish war. Erast Fandorin has just escaped from Turkish prison and is trying to get on the Russian side as soon as possible to give important information about the upcoming attack of the enemy. On his way he meets Varvara Suvorova, a young lady who is going to see her fiancée - a soldier of the Russian army. Erast also knows that there is a spy somewhere in the Russian army, everyone is under suspicion... Written by Pavel P.

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Gambit turecki  »

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$4,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Didier Bienaimé, who played D'Hevrais, died at the age of 42 some months before the premiere of the film. See more »

Goofs

On Mizinov's map, Pleven is written as "Plevna", and the map is in color. First, on imported maps, Pleven was always written as "Pleven", and second, military maps were black and white with Russian words. See more »

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Follows Azazel (2002) See more »

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Excellent Film!
26 August 2005 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

It is rare to see a Russian movie made so tasteful and visually appealing. I agree that some special effects were overdone and unnecessary, taking away from the overall appeal of the film, but I really hope an English version could come out so I can see it with the rest of my family. While other users complain of the historical inaccuracies of this movie I do not think this is something people should dwell on too much. This movie is for someone who enjoys a movie with beautiful scenery and gripping effects (when they are appropriate). This is truly the best Russian movie that I have ever seen.


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